When at the local auto parts store or auto service station, some may have noticed the bevy of synthetic oils available though at higher cost than normal oil. There are many synthetic oil benefits, but there are some drawbacks for some people. Longer life among synthetic oil benefits Synthetic oils, according to Car Craft magazine, Read on! →


Truck driving is more than getting cargo from point A to point B. It’s about inspiring filmmakers to make movies that are equal parts camp, cheese and hopeless 1970s nostalgia. Click if you missed PART 1 or PART 2 of this article. Top trucker movies No. 15 – ‘Over the Top’ (1987) Sylvester Stallone is a Read on! →


Sales of hybrid vehicles have been less brisk than automakers would like, and automakers widely attributed the reason to the high entry cost of a hybrid. For those interested in a hybrid, but wondering when the break-even point of saving money will occur, the U.S. Department of Energy has you covered. The department has started Read on! →


The price of gas is rapidly approaching the $5 mark and international tensions are strained over the acquisition and control of oil. These concerns, and others, are leading many motorists to consider buying hybrid and electric cars. However, a new study on hybrid loyalty shows that most first-time hybrid owners don’t buy a second. Two-thirds Read on! →


There are some things which truly are as American as apple pie (although apple pie is not an American invention at all). One of those things is full size pickup trucks that have big, beefy, 8-cylinder engines. Trucks are the tool of the working man (and woman) and by Jove, trucks should come stock with Read on! →


The halfway point of historic Route 66 is in the Texas town of Adrian. There, a sign proclaims, “Los Angeles, 1,139 miles,” beside the left tip of a double-pointed arrow. Near the right-pointing tip of the arrow it reads, “Chicago, 1,139 miles.” That makes Texas the right place to begin this second part of our Read on! →


The new season of “The Walking Dead” began this week and Halloween is right around the corner. That makes it a great time to revisit Robert Kirkman’s Hyundai Elantra Coupe Zombie Survival Machine. Never mind that it was unveiled over the summer. Elantra Coupe Zombie Survival Machine unveiled A Hyundai Elantra may not seem at Read on! →


Motorists everywhere are constantly in fear of being stung by a speed trap, where police lie in wait to ticket people for speeding. There are some ways for people to stay within speed limits and avoid speed traps and tickets. The best defense is not speeding It goes without saying, but the best way to Read on! →


So, was Jayne Mansfield decapitated in her 1966 Buick 225 Electra? That answer and more about the most famous death cars of all time may surprise you. Click if you missed PART 1 or PART 2 of this article. Famous death cars No. 7 – Jayne Mansfield’s 1966 Buick 225 Electra While it isn’t true Read on! →